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We offer management consulting services to clients throughout the forest products value chain, from resource providers to end users. Our unique experience allows us to recognise relevant driving forces and assess their impact on client business. We help clients capture strategic opportunities and avoid pitfalls.

One main area of our expertise lies in strategy formulation and execution regarding raw materials, markets and products. For instance, we help our clients find new business prospects in raw materiel procurement or better predict the competitive environment.

Another main area of our skills is to combine our leading-edge industry expertise and management consulting know-how with the best practices in the fields of sustainable ecosystem management and biodiversity protection such as supporting our clients in forest management and chain of custody certification.

Recent study:
Billion hectares of land have potential for forest restoration

We complement the skill set of client organisations with our wide and deep industry specific perspective. Our working methods range from technical analysis to process facilitation and from sparring to scenario workshops. We work well on every level of client organisations. With our unique understanding of the whole forest industry cluster, we can interpret trends or nuances in client business landscapes.


You can find some historical background information about central Eurpoean forestry here

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2018-01-08 11:00 |

. For more than three decades, EIA’s pioneering undercover investigations have been a unique hallmark of our work. Using false identities and front companies, our brave and dedicated investigators have…

The post Investigator Week – behind the scenes with our undercover investigators appeared first on EIA International.

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2018-01-08 10:55 |

. The word “investigation” is in the middle of EIA’s name and at the core of our campaigning philosophy. By bearing witness and obtaining first-hand evidence of environmental crime and…

The post Means to an end – a brief history of EIA’s undercover investigations appeared first on EIA International.

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2018-01-08 01:46 |

The headwaters of Otterdam Swamp and Three Creek are closer to long-term protection via a working forest conservation easement on forestlands in the region.

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2018-01-08 01:38 |

The Idaho Forest Products Commission is sporting a new logo.

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2018-01-08 01:28 |

China's forestry authority has made a plan to boost the domestic forestry industry and increase its forest resources to the world's average by 2050.

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2018-01-08 01:01 |

LONDON: As the London Boat Show opens this week (10-14 January) the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) warned that two of the biggest exhibitors have been building yachts for the…

The post Scandal of luxury yachts built in the UK with illegitimate Burmese teak appeared first on EIA...

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2018-01-07 06:25 |

Antarctica as we know it is a frosty wilderness covered in thick compacted ice.

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2018-01-07 06:10 |

In response to members of the public illegally cutting and stealing trees, dumping trash and participating in fire-prone activities within its timberlands, Lone Rock Timber Management Company of Roseburg decided to put up a gate in late fall.

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2018-01-06 22:27 |

China will plant new forests covering an area roughly the size of Ireland this year as it aims to increase forest coverage to 23 percent of its total landmass by the end of the decade, China Daily reported.

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2018-01-06 00:08 | The Fifth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development will focus on the theme, 'Transformations towards sustainable and resilient societies'. In addition to discussing the theme of the July 2018 meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2018) as it relates to regional and subregional perspectives, this preparatory event will also review in depth the...

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2018-01-05 22:29 | The 55th Session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC-55) and Sessions of the Associated Committees will convene from 2-7 December 2019, in Lomé, Togo. The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of ITTC-53 is here.

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2018-01-05 22:20 | This event will seek to inform participants on the status of the implementation 2015 New York global zero deforestation commitments, to facilitate wider publication of good practices including by private sector in Japan toward the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Aichi Biodiversity targets, and to provide an opportunity scaling up zero-deforestation activities by a wide range of sectors toward the shared goal of halting deforestation by 2020. The outcome of the event...

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2018-01-05 22:14 | The 54th session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC-54) and sessions of the four committees will take place in Yokohama, Japan. The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of ITTC-53 is here.

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2018-01-05 21:07 | International Mountain Day, which has been celebrated on 11 December since 2003, has its roots in the adoption of Chapter 13 of Agenda 21, titled 'Managing Fragile Ecosystems: Sustainable Mountain Development'. Subsequently, the UN General Assembly declared 2002 as the UN International Year of Mountains, and designated 11 December, from 2003 onwards, as International Mountain Day. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) is the coordinating agency for the IMD. The SDG Knowledge...

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2018-01-05 21:01 |

Looking to the year ahead with solidarity, strength and determination By Mary Louise Malig Best wishes for the New Year! As we forge ahead into 2018 we are looking forward to facing the new opportunities and challenges that lay ahead, together. This Roots issue looks back at the last quarter of 2017. GFC participated in and mobilised around numerous international fora in our efforts to defend the rights of forests peoples, Indigenous Peoples and communities. We targeted policy and funding...

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2018-01-05 17:09 |

The European paper industry takes a positive stance on the European Commission’s Staff Working Document on the review of the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy.

“To achieve Europe’s bioeconomy and climate change agenda, it is essential that the EU lays down the conditions to spur the investments which shift Europe away from a ‘fossil-addicted’ economy. The European forest fibre and paper industry stands ready to captain this transformation but the EU’s future Bioeconomy Strategy must take a...

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2018-01-05 14:40 |

Again, after an incredibly busy year, the Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) has in conjunction with a wide cross section of industry on both sides of the Tasman, developed an Events Planner for next year. With again very high turnouts at all FIEA technology events that have been run this year, we’re really excited with what 2018 holds.

The Events Planner will enable; forestry and wood products companies to pencil the dates into your own calendar for next year and...

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2018-01-05 13:13 |

New Zealand’s Minister for Agriculture, Biosecurity, Food Safety and Rural Communities Damien O’Connor announced on Wednesday that the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) will reorganise its functions to create a stronger focus on core responsibilities.

Mr O’Connor says government will set up four portfolio-based entities, Fisheries New Zealand, Forestry New Zealand, Biosecurity New Zealand and New Zealand Food Safety.

“Our priority is to achieve greater clarity and unity...


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